The FBI officials investigating Hillary Clinton’s email server wrote that House Speaker Paul Ryan is a “jerk,” that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks like a turtle, that Oversight Committee chairman Trey Gowdy is a “dick,” and that newscaster Chris Wallace is a “turd.”
And as for former FBI Director James Comey: “Jim’s too blindly boyscoutish.”
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Those comments come from 500 pages of texts released Wednesday by Senate investigators.
In the texts, agent Peter Strzok and his mistress, lawyer Lisa Page, also wrote that Congress is “contemptible.”
The Oversight Committee held a hearing Sept. 12 about “Classifications and Redactions in the FBI’s investigative file” on the Clinton case. Jason Herring, acting assistant director for Congressional Affairs of the FBI, was there to provide answers, while Page and Strzok watched.
Page appeared to fault the chairman of the oversight committee for asking “investigative questions” and indicated that Herring was supposed to have a simple “script” — of refusing to answer.
“Gowdy is being a total dick. All investigative questions. And Jason isn’t always stricking to the script on ‘I’m not answering that,’” she wrote. “Gowdy is really starting to piss me off,” she previously noted.
During the third presidential debate, Oct. 20, 2016, Strzok said, “I am riled up. Trump is a fucking idiot, is unable to provide a coherent answer… WHAT THE FUCK HAPPENED TO OUR COUNTRY, LIS?!?!?!”
“Chris Wallace is a turd,” he added.
“Trump is a disaster. I have no idea how destabilizing his presidency would be,” Page said.
“Mitch McConnell always reminds me of a turtle,” Page wrote July 20, 2016.
“And Paul Ryan’s a jerk,” responded Strozk.